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Shots Fired: Pinellas County, Florida 10/28/2009

March 23, 2011

Kentin Dion Brooks' life had spun out of control long before his car did. Pinellas County Sheriff's Sgt. Raymond Fleming's only misgiving about the tactics of the incident was the relative proximity of Brooks' vehicle to the deputies' cars at the terminus of the pursuit. But even this is understandable given the speeds and the officers' needs to react to its sudden conclusion.

Shot Fired: Pinellas County, Fla., Cruiser Footage

March 23, 2011

Watch the dash-cam footage of Pinellas County (Fla.) Sheriff's Dep. Jeffrey Newman, who performed the PIT maneuver on Kentin Dion Brooks' black Ford Mustang on Oct. 28, 2009. Brooks then opened up on the deputies with a 9mm handgun from behind tinted windows. This footage shows rounds fired by the Pinellas deputies exiting the Mustang and striking the grass parkway.

Calif. Officer Killed In Crash Had Earned Purple Heart

March 20, 2011
Cathedral City (Calif.) Police Officer Jermaine Gibson, who was killed late Friday when his cruiser struck a palm tree and burst into flames, was a former Marine who earned the Purple Heart.

Shots Fired: Pinellas County, Fla., Radio Traffic

March 15, 2011

On Oct. 28, 2009, Pinellas County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office deputies pursued a Ford Mustang driven by suspect Kentin Dion Brooks. Listen to 30 minutes of radio traffic as dispatchers and officers coordinate the multi-agency response to Brooks' campaign of vehicular terror. POLICE Magazine features the incident as the March 2011 "Shots Fired."

Shots Fired: Pinellas County, Fla., Crime Scene

March 15, 2011

Pinellas County (Fla.) Sheriff's Sgt. Raymond Fleming was among the deputies who pursued Kentin Dion Brooks during his campaign of vehicular terror. Dep. Jeffrey Newman performed the PIT maneuver on the black Mustang, and then Brooks opened up on the officers with a 9mm handgun from behind tinted windows. Deputies fired 39 rounds, ending the shoreline gunfight northwest of St. Petersburg. Read the full story in our "Shot Fired: Pinellas County, Florida 10/28/2009." Photos are courtesy of PCSO.

N.J. Officer Shot In Roadside Gunfight

February 7, 2011
Paramus (N.J.) Police Officer Rachel Morgan was shot several times while exchanging gunfire with a suspect, who she attempted to pull over for speeding and driving with fictitious plates.

Tampa OIS Suspect Grabbed Officer's Weapon

January 31, 2011
Officer William B. Cain called for backup and eventually pulled the car over, after running the plate and determining the driver had a suspended license. After the suspect was able to get a hand on the officer's gun, Officer Scott Savitt shot him twice fatally.

Oakland Cop Shoots Man Who Exited Vehicle With Two Weapons

January 27, 2011
Martin Flenaugh, 19, was the passenger in a car driven by parolee Jerome Brown, 24, who was arrested after a foot pursuit. Brown has convictions for possession of stolen property and being an accessory.

Ohio Teen Steals Dump Truck, Rams Six Vehicles In 52-Mile Chase

December 6, 2010
A 17-year-old Ohio teen rammed six vehicles including two Stow PD cruisers during a 52-mile chase while behind the wheel of a stolen 1996 Mack dump truck.

Ohio Teen Rams Patrol Cars With Stolen Dump Truck

December 6, 2010

Stow (Ohio) Police officers arrested a teenager who stole a 1996 Mack dump truck and used it to ram two police cars and four other vehicles during a 52-mile chase. The teen was apprehended, after he crashed the truck. Raw video via Associated Press.

Pa. Deputy Shoots Out Tires of Driver Who Rammed Four Cop Cars

December 4, 2010
Driver Jamison Michael Gasior, 37, has been charged with 10 counts of aggravated assault, five counts of simple assault, six counts of reckless endangerment, three counts of criminal mischief, one count of fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer and numerous traffic violations.

Drunk Driving Suspect Hits St. Cloud City Hall with Cops in Pursuit

November 29, 2010
A drunk driving suspect being pursued by police rammed his car into St. Cloud City Hall early Monday and was nabbed after trying to flee on foot, according to authorities.

Suspect, Motorist Killed in Calif. High Speed Chase

November 4, 2010
A 19-year-old man being chased by the California Highway Patrol for speeding rammed an SUV in East Oakland early today, killing both him and the other driver, authorities said.

Shots Fired: Scottsdale, Ariz., Radio Traffic

September 13, 2010

On April 23, 2006, Scottsdale (Ariz.) PD officers pursued suspect Daniel Brown, who was driving a stolen Krispy Kreme truck. After officers hit his vehicle with a spike strip, Brown drove the limping vehicle to a Safeway, where he took a hostage. Listen to 20 minutes of radio traffic as dispatchers and officers coordinate a response that involved four law enforcement agencies. POLICE Magazine features the incident as the Sept. 2010 "Shots Fired."

Utah Police Tase Naked Woman Who Wrecked Stolen Cruiser

June 23, 2010
West Valley (Utah) police officers Tasered and handcuffed a 31-year-old naked woman who led two pursuits, including one in which she stole and totaled a department cruiser.

Grille-Mounted GPS-Tag Launcher Gives Officers Alternative to Pursuits

April 27, 2010
Each year, about 360 people are killed during police pursuits. About a third of those are bystanders, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Product Demo: StarChase Pursuit Management System

April 27, 2010

The StarChase pursuit management system uses a grille-mounted launcher and tracker tag that attached to a vehicle and sending location coordinates to dispatchers, so patrol units can pursue suspects at a safe distance.

St. Louis Officer Killed in Crash while Chasing Burglary Suspect

March 25, 2010
David Haynes, a 27-year-old St. Louis police officer with one year on the force, was killed this morning in a four-car crash at Kingshighway and Oleatha while pursuing a burglary suspect.

Motorist Killed During N.C. Highway Patrol Pursuit

March 22, 2010
Shortly after 10:15 p.m. Saturday, passing through the intersection at North Davidson Street and Parkwood Avenue in Charlotte, Latia Winchester's maroon Chevrolet Impala was broadsided by a car being chased by an N.C. Highway Patrol cruiser, authorities said.

Man Takes Out Town With Armored Dozer

February 23, 2010

Marv Heemeyer was a welder and muffler repair shop owner who (outraged over the outcome of a zoning dispute) armored a Komatsu D355A bulldozer with layers of steel and concrete and used it on June 4, 2004, to demolish the town hall, a former judge's home, and other buildings in Granby, Colo. After a standoff with law enforcement agencies, Heemeyer committed suicide.

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